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Police Search for ‘Praying’ Suspect Who Robbed Church

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who knelt to pray before stealing donations for the poor from a Bell Gardens church. The suspect, described... Read more »

MALDEF Sues State for Substandard Medi-Cal Care

Civil rights advocates sued California last week, alleging that care provided by Medi-Cal, the state’s health program for low-income people, is substandard and... Read more »

Groups Slam Cap-and-Trade Deal as Too Industry-Friendly

SACRAMENTO, CA – Some environmental groups are criticizing the cap and trade bill passed in the California Legislature on Monday, calling it a corporate giveaway... Read more »

Magazine Cements Place in Chicano History

In the summer of 1968, a Los Angeles magazine that would become a provocative voice on civil rights issues from bad schools to the Vietnam War, police abuse, farmworker... Read more »

Jimmy Gomez Sworn Into Congress

Former Eagle Rock Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez was sworn in Tuesday as a member of the House of Representatives, one month after he defeated public interest attorney... Read more »

‘The High Art of Riding Low’ Opens at Petersen

“Lowriding” is a generations-old past time in car-centered Los Angeles and now the subject of a newly opened exhibition at the Petersen Automotive Museum on... Read more »

Community Clinic Re-opening Is Reminder of Importance of Health Care ‘Safety Net’

Andres and Rosa Garcia sat patiently waiting for the grand re-opening program to begin, quietly recalling that it had been over 15 years since they turned to the... Read more »

Calif. Officials Sound Alarm, Envisioning $114B Hit To Medi-Cal Under U.S. Senate Bill

California risks losing $114.6 billion in federal funds within a decade for its Medicaid program under the Senate health care bill, a decline that would require... Read more »

LAPD Chief Backs State Bill Barring Police from Helping ICE

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck endorsed a bill Monday that would prevent local and state law enforcement agencies from enforcing federal immigration... Read more »

Election Marks New Era for Commerce

The swearing-in of two new council members marked a new era for the City of Commerce, but talk of “change” and “moving forward” was not enough to convince... Read more »

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